The EU has prepared medical assistance for Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Armed Forces

The EU has prepared medical assistance for Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Armed Forces

The European Council approved a €6 million aid package for Balkan Medical Task Force (BMTF) from the European Peace Fund (EPF) . The assistance measure is noteworthy because it will assist the BMTF in building capacity by purchasing medical equipment and materials for the Armed Forces of BiH , Albania,  Montenegro, Serbia and North Macedonia…

COVID-19 is moderate in Bosnia and Herzegovina – A travel health advisory

COVID-19 is moderate in Bosnia and Herzegovina – A travel health advisory

Before boarding a flight to the United States, you must present a negative COVID-19 test result obtained no more than one day before departure. Applicants must have documented COVID-19 recovery within the last 90 days. Non-American Citizens and Non-American Immigrants Vaccination Before flying to the US from another country, if you are a nonimmigrant (not…

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lowered BiH’s risk category for travellers to “Moderate” on Tuesday

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lowered BiH’s risk category for travellers to “Moderate” on Tuesday

In April, the CDC reworked its ratings method for evaluating Covid-19 risk for travellers. The “high” risk has risen to the very top of the scale at Level 3. Level 2 is classified as “moderate” risk, while Level 1 is classified as “low” risk. Level 4, earlier the maximum risk category, has become reserved for…

Covid entry restrictions into Bosnia and Herzegovina have been lifted

Covid entry restrictions into Bosnia and Herzegovina have been lifted

Given the number of tourists expected to visit Bosnia and Herzegovina during the tourist season, those who want to visit BiH are keenly interested in the conditions under which they can, due to the global restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic. Because of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s constant political turmoil, the decision taken by its Ministers…

COVID-19 moderate in Bosnia and Herzegovina – Travel health notice

COVID-19 moderate in Bosnia and Herzegovina – Travel health notice

Required Testing You must present a negative COVID-19 test result obtained no more than one day before departure before boarding a flight to the United States. Applicants must have had COVID-19 recovery documented within the last 90 days.  Vaccination for Non-U.S. Citizens and Non-U.S. Immigrants If you are a nonimmigrant (not a US citizen, US…

What is the underlying cause of long radiological diagnostic wait times in BiH hospitals

What is the underlying cause of long radiological diagnostic wait times in BiH hospitals

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an advanced radiological diagnostic technique that generates a detailed image of the entire body. In Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), the wait time for this critical diagnosis can be even a year. On a daily basis, citizens complained about the long waiting lists for radiological diagnostics at Tuzla’s University Clinical Center…

Bahrain opens a state of the art dialysis center for patients with kidney problems

Bahrain opens a state of the art dialysis center for patients with kidney problems

The Medical Center of Bahrain (KBMC) opened a state-of-the-art dialysis facility yesterday. It has 10 machines for dialysis, 2 isolation rooms, and 3 private rooms.  The official opening of this clinic also revealed plans for a comprehensive kidney care program. “Our treatment facilities focus on preventive services, but dialysis is also vital”, said CEO Doctor. Sheriff…

Is Monekypox a cause for concern? : Top epidemiologist in Bahrain thinks so

Is Monekypox a cause for concern? : Top epidemiologist in Bahrain thinks so

One of the best and most accomplished infectious disease specialists in Bahrain, Lt. Col. Dr Manaf Al Qahtani voiced his fears regarding the spread of Monkeypox in North America and Europe. He is an infectious disease consultant as well as a microbiologist at the BDF Hospital besides being a member of taskforce formed for combating…